Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Sweetwater Baptist Church Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Wednesday, Oct. 8.  According to the ECSO report, thieves entered two storage buildings behind the church office on Sweetwater Road and took numerous tools and equipment.  The responding deputy was able to locate a chainsaw in an […]

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine a company specializing in tire, bladder and tube molds has moved into the location on Rabbit Trail in Edgefield most recently occupied by SWEP. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held, Thursday, October 9, 2014. Wilson Mold & Machine is a ISO:9001 certified company based in Wilson, N.C.

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

A beautiful October day, October 3, which meant blue skies and good weather (a light breeze and an invigorating temperature) helped to bring a good crowd to the Fall Antiques Festival that Beth Padgett and her crew, have been opening to the public for several years now. The site is the rustic House Next Door […]

Continuing Excavation at Pottersville Kiln Site

Continuing Excavation at Pottersville Kiln Site

Readers will find an advertisement in the print edition of The Advertiser for volunteers and visitors to come to the excavations at the site of the first stoneware production site in the Edgefield District. The date for the excavation is October 10-27, 2014. This excavation is related to the on-going University of Illinois research, which […]

Huddle House – Leaving Again? [FALSE]

Huddle House – Leaving Again? [FALSE]

UPDATE: ISA Restaurant Group contacted The Advertiser Monday night, via the comments below to refute the reporting of the closing of the Edgefield Huddle House. We regret and apologize for any confusion. Original Reporting Word came to The Advertiser late last week that the Huddle House in Edgefield is once again leaving the community.  Details are limited, […]

NWTF Building a Hunting and Outdoor Enthusiast’s Paradise

NWTF Building a Hunting and Outdoor Enthusiast’s Paradise

Will Potentially Bring 10-12,000 Annually to Edgefield – By Tiffani Ireland – “If you build it, they will come” was the theme expressed as The Advertiser sat down with the CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation, George Thornton, and NWTF Facilities Manager, Ken Durham, Wednesday, Sept. 17, to discuss what the NWTF is planning […]

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

Dead Man’s Curve Claims Another Life

“Dead Man’s Curve,” the aptly named part of roadway on Hwy 23 West, claimed another life around 9:45 Friday night, Sept. 26.  According to the SC Highway Patrol, thirty year old Heather Holsomback of Johnston was killed when the 1988 Chevy Blazer she was driving east on Hwy 23 toward the town of Edgefield lost […]

Heritage Festival Entertainment Schedule

Heritage Festival Entertainment Schedule

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival Saturday, September 27, 2014 9-10:00 a.m.              OMG Band/James Bo Gardner 10-11:00 a.m.             Ft. Gordon Rock Band 11-11:30 a.m.               Sugarloaf Mountain Boys 11:30-12:00                 Rhythm & Class Cloggers 12:00-12:15 p.m.     […]

The Turkeys of Edgefield are Coming Back to Roost

The Turkeys of Edgefield are Coming Back to Roost

It has been a few weeks since the turkey statues disappeared from the streets and businesses in downtown Edgefield. However, it didn’t take long for the concerned citizens to find out that the turkeys were in good hands. The National Wild Turkey Federation had the statues pulled and placed in the care of Pamela Moore, […]

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